Contemporary Human Resource Management provides students with a thorough and critical exploration of all the key functions and issues within HRM today. Written in a clear yet thought-provoking style, the book contains chapters contributed by experts in their field to ensure coverage of the most recent ideas and practices. Each chapter is complemented by extensive case studies, exercises or activities to put concepts into recognisable context. It is suitable for students studying human resource management on a wide range of HRM and general business / management undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes.
This new 3rd edition of the best-selling text People Management & Development: Human Resource Management at Work is the complete text for anyone studying Human Resource Management. Combining the latest academic research with practical approaches to managing HR in the workplace, the text is thoroughly revised with increased signposting to enhance accessibility, a revised structure designed to be more flexible for use on CIPD and non-CIPD courses, as well as the addition of more international cases. Ideal for students studying for the CIPD professional qualification as well as general human resource management modules at undergraduate and postgraduate level. A 'route map' at the front of the book will indicate how the text can be used on both CIPD and non-CIPD courses to assist lecture preparation. TARGETED AT - Students studying CIPD Professional Qualifications and undergraduate and post graduate students taking HRM modules on business and HRM courses
Conceived by Chris Grey and written to get you thinking, the “Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap” series offers an informal and accessible yet sophisticated and critical overview of what you find in conventional textbooks. In Employment Relations the authors translate years of experience, with the help of interesting vignettes, real life examples and connections with popular culture, into a critical understanding of the topic that brings the field to life. An excellent supplementary text for Employment Relations and HRM students or anyone interested in a short, succinct book on the subject of Employment Relations.
The authors relate Total Quality Management (TQM) to the broader organization and environment in the context in which TQM is located, bringing in consideration of organizational culture and structure, of employee relations and the balance of power between management and employees. This involves a critical appraisal of TQM, considering both the way in which employees perceive its operation in practice and the question of who gains what from TQM.
This Multi Pack consists of Management and Organisational Behaviour, 7th Edition, by Laurie Mullins (ISBN: 0273688766) and Contemporary Human Resource Management by Tom Redman, Adrian Wilkinson (ISBN: 020159613X) Management and Organisational Behaviour takes a managerial approach, demonstrating the application of behavioural science within the workplace, this text emphasises the role of management as a core integrating activity. This long established market leader has set standards that few texts have met in terms of accessibility of writing style and clarity of presentation, by making unfamiliar theory relevant, easily understood and logically applied to the world of work. Contemporary Huma...